First Pregnancy Photo Shoot – Enjoying Spring

I don’t need tell anyone how horrendous winter has been on the East Coast. It feels like an eternity of snow, sleet, dark clouds, cold winds and overall dreariness. So when the sun finally popped out and felt warm last weekend, we decided to take advantage of it, of course! We found a nice park in Vienna, VA on the weekend of the Cherry Blossom Festival (yes, we wanted to avoid DC traffic!), and snapped some memorable family pics! At this point, I am 6 months preggers with twins. I look smaller than I feel. What you don’t notice in the pic is how much my back hurts. As painful as this outing was at times, I wanted to capture some moments with my little Rumi and my dear hubby Kaiser because we had taken pics of Rumi when she was 3 months old at this very same park. It’s nice to see flowers in bloom – it feels like such an awakening of the spirit, soul, and senses.

You would think as a former maternity wear designer, I would be so excited to design or buy maternity clothes. To be honest, I’ve never felt more comfortable in my stretchy black pants and long maternity tops. This photo shoot is the first time I put on a dress at this stage of my pregnancy. I’m wearing a stretchy long print dress by ABS, cream cardigan (long enough to cover the bum : )), and flats. Nothing fancy – but oh-so-comfy!

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